Food Services


The Cafeteria is located on the first floor of the main hospital and is open seven days a week.  

fruit and vegetablesHot Food Hours:
Breakfast: 6 - 9:45 am
Lunch: 10:45 am - 2 pm
Dinner: 4 - 8 pm
Late Night: 12:30 am - 3 am
Closed: 8 pm - 12:30 am and 3 - 6 am

Grab-and-go items are available at all times the Cafeteria is open. Guest trays are available for $8.50 per tray, payable with credit or debit card only. Guests can order from the room service menu by calling MEALS (ext. 63257)


Room Service

For your comfort and convenience, HSHS St. John’s Hospital offers room service. Room service lets you order what you want when you want it. You can call and order your meal when you are ready – just as you would if you were ordering room service at a hotel.

Once your doctor orders your diet, you may select your meal from the room service menu found in room. Patients can order room service at any time, with the exception of 2:30 - 3:30 a.m. To place an order, dial ext. 63257 (meals).

bowls of soupWe will prepare your meal and deliver it to your room within 45 minutes. A registered dietitian is also available for consultation if you have any questions.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner items are all available all day. You must place an order to receive a meal. If you need help placing your order, a family member or someone from the nursing staff can help you. Your nurse may give you additional instructions about timing your meals around your medications, tests and treatments.

Hop 'n Go Cafe

Hop n Go cafe logo
The Hop 'n Go cafe is located in the lobby of St. John's Children's Hospital. Hours are 6 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. The cafe features kid-friendly meals and snacks, as well as on-the-go items such as chicken salad, Caesar salad and fresh fruit.


St. John's Bistro

The Bistro, located in St. John’s Pavilion. It Bistro offers Starbucks coffee roast spectrum, iced and hot espresso based beverages, three coffees and two crème based Frappuccino® blended beverages and Tazo hot and iced teas.

Breakfast items, soups, sandwiches, wraps, salads and bakery items are also available.

Hours are 6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Daily Grind 

The Daily Grind, located in the main lobby of the hospital, is open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. It offers coffee, espresso-based hot, iced and frozen drinks, pastries, sandwiches and salads. 


Located in the Prairie Heart Institute, lobby level, hours are 7:30 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

Boccardi's Express Cafe

Women and Children's Clinic Lobby, Monday - Friday.
Hours are 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Artisan sandwiches, pre-made salads, made-to-order protein shakes, individual-serve yogurt, bakery items, as well as a specialty coffee bar. Take-out heat-and-serve items, including frozen pizzas, are available. Several gluten-free items, prepared in separate facilities to prevent cross contamination, are also on the menu.

Vending machines

Vending machines are accessible 24 hours a day in the following areas:
  • Inside the east entrance to the Cafeteria off of Cafeteria Avenue
  • Surgery Family Lounges on the 2nd floor in the Pavilion
  • Hallway west of the Carol Jo Vecchie Women and Children's Center Lobby
  • Emergency Department waiting area